Why work in suicide prevention?

And just what is suicide prevention, anyway? Suicide prevention is a broad topic.  It encompasses everything from crisis response, such as being part of a mobile crisis response team, to working on system changes and public awareness of suicide and preventing suicidal thinking and attempts. Many job descriptions include various expressions of suicide prevention, including … Continue reading Why work in suicide prevention?

Christmas – The Kingdom of Light

“The Kingdom of God is where we belong. It is home, and whether we realize it or not, I think we are all of us homesick for it."                                               ― Frederick Buechner Isaiah 2:2-5 “ In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established as the highest of the mountains; it will be … Continue reading Christmas – The Kingdom of Light

Strategic Resilience Building, Part One

“Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.”― Gever Tulley “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” ― Margaret Thatcher Building resilience is one of the most important long-term objectives toward which a person can commit.  Resilience improves our capacity to … Continue reading Strategic Resilience Building, Part One